The Place of India in Postcolonial Studies: Chatterjee, Chakrabarty, Spivak

Krishnan, Sanjay
May 2009
New Literary History;Spring2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p265
Academic Journal
The essay explores the possibility of formerly colonized or underdeveloped people to develop creative, textured responses to modern institutions. It critiques postcolonial academic studies in its assumptions and both critiques and draws on the thinking of postcolonial scholars Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Partha Chatterjee, and Dipesh Chakrabarty.


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